Quanzhou, founded in 718, is a city that is home to several overseas Chinese and Taiwanese and located near the end of the Jin River in southeast Fujian. Quanzhou is mountainous and has many rivers and tributaries originating from the interior. During the Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) Dynasties, Quanzhou was one of the most important ports in China and was one of the largest ports in the world. Today it is called 'World Religions Museum'. Here exotic cultures have been mixed with traditional ones for thousands of years, leaving many historic sites, such as Qingjing Mosque, the Islamic Saint
Mausoleums, Kaiyuan Temple, Tianhou Palace and other architectural classics such as Luoyang Bridge. Quanzhou is also known as the political, cultural and economic center of the Jin River Basin. Inside the Quanzhou city there are several sites worth seeing: Stone Old Saint, East and West Pagodas, Five Mile Bridge, among others. There are also several native products such as Dehua porcelain and Tieguanyin Tea. Music is also a famous artistic medium in Quanzhou. As the starting point of the Sea Silk Road, it accepted diverse religions including Christianity, Islam and Manichaeism.

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